Skip to comments.Poll: Carter 63%, Reagan 32%
Posted on 02/21/2012 7:06:41 AM PST by Mustang Driver
As I look at the Real Clear Politics averages of the polls of the various match-ups between President Obama and the various Republican candidates, I know I am supposed to feel impending doom. But I dont. Lets see, the numbers this morning are:
Obama 49.0% Romney 43.3%
Obama 50.0% Santorum 42.5%
Obama 53.0% Gingrich 39.1%
Obama 48.6 % Paul 40.4%
But I dont feel doom. Here are 9 reasons why: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October.
A couple could copulate today and still have a baby by Election Day.
President Obamas leads of 5.7% to 13.9% over each candidate do not scare me. In fact, they are rather puny.
At this point 8 years ago this month, John Kerry was ahead of Bush by 12 points in the Gallup Poll: 55%-43%.
And in January 1980, the Gallup Poll showed:
Carter 63% Reagan 32%
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All Republicans need to get behind the candidate who can win, hold their noses as necessasry, and back that candidate. Divided we fall.
Repubs aren’t attacking Obama right now (HUGE MISTAKE in my mind), while both Repubs and Democrats are driving Republican Negatives up.
BHO is in political trouble. The question is whether he will lose the election or not.
You have a different electorate today than in 1980
Right now in the primaries, I am in "anybody but Romney (and Paul)" mode. After the primaries, I will revert to "anybody but Obama" mode.
Not ONLY that BUT.............
ALL POLLs are simply propaganda, even if they go in the favor of what you want to happen..
Propaganda for weak minds.. stronger constitutions have already made their decisions..
Polls manipulate weak minds.. or people stuck on stupid..
I agree with this, but the American electorate has an extremely short attention span. Waiting to pound him until after the Repub candidate is fine.
I’m hopeful that whoever the nominee is, the party will be united come election time.
Getting Obama out is paramount to the survival of this country and all resources need to be pooled together after the nominee is selected.
At or below 50% is bad for an incumbent.
That is me to a "T". I am not over joyed with our selections, but I will get behind whoever gets it even if its the nut case (Paul)
Reagan was able to throttle and totally overcome Carter in the debates. Romney can’t do that.
As Mark Steyn said on Rush, we’re going to have a flawed candidate, and it’s up to us to drag him across the finish line a winner.
At this point, I'm almost in the "anybody but Romney, Paul Santorum, or Gingrich" mode, though I lean Newt. But as you said, when it comes time for the general, it will be anybody but Obama.
It would have been nice to have someone to really vote for rather than just voting against Obama, but in the end, my vote will go the same way anyway.
No matter what anyone thinks about any of these four candidates, all of them have at least a chance to be better than Obama, and I don't see any of them as being worse. And no matter who we elect will still need the GOP for support, which will pull them further to the right than they might be otherwise.
We must beat Obama.
Your right on target. How soon the public forgets and the media continues to cover the facts with garbage. I’ve bet a lot of people just what you have researched. I knew it to be true without researching the fact that back when Reagan was going to run Carter was so far ahead of the opposition it stuck in my head that it was impossible. Inflation was 18% interest rates were 20+% and Carter was leading??? Today all numbers are rigged to explode later in time so it doesn’t look as bad, but what this idiot in the WH has done is enough to be able to predict it is impossible for him to win. God hear my prayer!!!
And for the past months, this site has been leading the charge - much to my dismay.
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